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KCSMMHZ
Mar 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
united nations security council votes on new sanctions against north korea. >> the resolution is a response to p'yongyang's third nuclear test in february. >> a show of solidarity in p'yongyang just hours after the vote at the united nations. tens of thousands of north koreans gathered in the capital to protest against the sanctions. top officials told the crowds that north korea was ready to act. >> as long as the u.s. imperialists are turning upon us with nuclear weapons, we will also make a counterattack with diversified, many to rise, and precision nuclear weapons. >> p'yongyang has also balked at joint military exercises between south korea and the united states. about 10,000 u.s. soldiers are taking part in the drills. north korea accused the countries of preparing an attack. in response, p'yongyang threatens to cancel the p'yongyang armistice ending the korean war, and it said it would retaliate with a more powerful and precise attack. tensions on the korean peninsula have spiked in recent weeks. the north korean leader has dashed hopes of reconciliation, resorting instead t
PBS
Mar 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
-agression pact with south korea after united nations sanctions. >> dozens had to caracas to their final farewell to hugo chavez. >> on international women's day, we look at an initiative in india to train women cabdrivers. north korea says it is scrapping a non-agression pact with south korea and canceling the armistice agreement between them. >> these threats come after the united nations security council put fresh sanctions on the communist country over its nuclear program. they have called for calm and restraint, saying the situation on the korean peninsula is highly complex and sensitive. >> the german foreign minister has urged china to use its influence on p'yongyang to stop its provocative actions. >> propaganda and north korean style. state tv shows kim jong un visiting units close to the border with south korea. his focus is on a south korean island, a gesture aimed to provoke neighbors and please the north korean people. tensions have heightened since the regime scrap its non- agression pact with south korea and threaten the u.s. with strikes. south koreans are respondin
CSPAN
Mar 9, 2013 10:25am EST
statehood bid at the united nations. [applause] we remain hopeful that we can work together to forge a lasting negotiated peace resulting in a jewish state israel living side-by-side with a demilitarized palestinian state. [applause] but perhaps the most tangible evidence of your support has been through your commitment to foreign aid into israel missile defense programs. because of this administrations dedication to israel, more than $400 million has been invested in iron dome. [applause] your support, mr. vice president during operation killer of defense and commitment to these life-saving systems enables israel to defend itself while preventing a wider conflict. million of israelis are able to sleep more soundly tonight because of the investment and commitment, you, president obama, and congress have made to israel's security. [applause] vice president biden, please give our thanks to president obama for his support in strengthening the u.s.-israel alliance. [applause] and please thank him for going to israel in a few weeks. [applause] this trip sends an important message to the peo
LINKTV
Mar 2, 2013 7:00am PST
concerns. >> in the news ahead, the united nations prepares to mark 1 million syrian refugees. and why some villages are unhappy with sugar cane in cambodia. >> hello. we've seen more massive downpours across northern parts of australia. the topics really struggling. 60 millimeters of rain coming down friday, and that what weather does stay in place over the coming days, so a real possibility. you have seen how huge the thundershowers are, and more to come over the next few days. 200 millimeters of rain coming in, and the wet weather again does stay in place. it really does look quite nasty across northern and eastern parts of australia. also seeing some of the showers here you come further south, it is not too bad. temperatures 27 degrees, plenty of sunshine. sunshine also for new zealand and across the western side of australia with a high of around 29 degrees. western australia drying out after a couple of cyclones. dry, too, across parts of south asia, but strikers will see part of south east asia. increasingly wet. turning increasingly warm, meanwhile, across the of arabian penins
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 2:30am PST
threats as the united nations teams up with china to push on sanctions. let's get to the news at 5:30 a.m. here in new york city. today several mid-atlantic states waking up to this massive snowstorm that has already covered most of the midwest. the storm dropped more than 9 inches of snow in chicago, the no most to hit the city since february of 2011. schools are closed in indiana, west virginia, virginia and now even maryland. thousands of flights have been canceled, mostly out of chicago and baltimore and washington, d.c. >>> speaking of washington, d.c., they're calling this snowstorm the snowquester. that's what happens when you let a geek in a cubicle name a snowstorm. let me show you the storm this morning. interstate 81 through virginia, wrest virginia, northern maryland is difficult to travel on. none on the ground yet in washington, d.c. and baltimore, but the worst of it will be as we go throughout the late morning and early this afternoon. along the coastal areas just dealing with rain for maryland, new jersey and new york city. i'll pinpoint snow totals for you and travel
FOX News
Mar 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
nations. looks like basketball diplomacy works as well as sanctions. now the united nations is hammering out a draft resolution to deal with north korea. >> cording to the u.s. ambassador to the u.n., this draft resolution would impose some of the toughest financial punishment ever handed don by the united nations. listen. >> for the first time ever, this resolution targets the elicit activities of north korean diplomatic personnel. north korean banking relationships. illicit transfers of bulk cash and new travel restrictions. >> what this draft resolution says immiss setly, rather than explicitly, is that north korean officials are taking advantage of diplomatic immunity to smuggle in and out of the country both nuclear technology and large amounts of cash, and the clear aim of this resolution is to put an end to that kind of illegal, under international law, activity. >> shepard: what about the threat to cancel the cease fire with the south koreans. >> got a pretty short and sharp response from the white house today. listen. >> the dpr wail achieve nothing about threats and w
LINKTV
Mar 8, 2013 5:30am PST
to kill united states nationals. it goes on to say that from at least may 2001 to 2002, he served without qaeda. it also specifies that he appeared with them the day after the 9/11 attacks warning of more talks. videoo mentions this where he tells moslems living and the american not to travel by plane or live in blocks as they could become targets. he is believed to have been the official spokesperson for some time after the attacks on the twin towers. the u.s. attorney general praises the arrest saying it sends an unmistakable message that the u.s. will do everything in their power to bring extremists to justice. he will appear in a civilian court on friday. >> stay with us. still to come, an outbreak of meningitis in northern nigeria. plus life under the eyes. the discovery in an art deco that has been millions of years in the making. + >> across europe, all weekend long we expect to see more messy weather. in the satellite image, look at the cloud making their way across the continent. you can see on saturday, along arraigned talk about. paris will be right on the edge, but the
CNN
Mar 3, 2013 7:00am PST
government. i have an exclusive conversation with iran's ambassador to the united nations. >>> then, the automatic spending cuts have kicked in, but are they so bad? maybe not. i've got a great battle to hash it out. >>> with italy's bizarre election results this week, is the euro crisis back? and why is silvio berlusconi so popular? we'll talk to italy's premier journalist. >>> but, first, here's my take. john kerry is making news on his first foreign trip swinging through nine countries in europe and the middle east. he's talking about european trade deals, about providing greater assistance to the syrian opposition and he's talking about iran, of course. these are all important issues. but i wonder if kerry should, instead, just visited two countries on his first trip. china and japan. that's where the most significant and dangerous new developments in international relations are unfolding and where america diplomacy could make a big difference. the world's second and third largest economies have been jostling for months over territory, revolving ugly historic memories and making clea
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 6:00am EST
they count on being shielded by some countries at the united nations security council. it will be necessary to turn each of these calculations on its head if the conflict is to come to a peaceful end. securing a diplomatic breakthrough remains, of course, our objective. last week i discussed it with john kerry here in london and other close partners with the friends of the syrian people in rome. in rome i also met the syrian national coalition's president and welcomed his brave announcement that the national coalition is open to direct talks with members of the assad regime. we continue our efforts to develop common ground with russia. i will have talked with the russian foreign minister later this afternoon and next week also here in london. and at the end of january, the u.n. and arab league special representative for syria set out a credible plan for the establishment of a transitional authority in syria. we're working with allies to achieve, if at all possible, security council backing for a transition process, and i'm meeting mr. bra brahimi again ao this afternoon. the fact
ABC
Mar 5, 2013 4:30am PST
united nations security council is setting the stage today for a new round of sanctions against north korea. it carried out the third nuclear test last month despite u.n. warnings. the security council will meet today behind closed doors. china is now set to be behind the sanctions. it comes after the united states and north korea's closest ally agreed on the new resolution to punish north korea. the north is vowing this morning to cancel the 1953 korean war cease-fire because of sanctions and ongoing united states south korean joint military drills. >> the united states thinks the united nations has a drinking problem. ambassador that represents the united states on the u.n. budget committee and he says that budget negotiations are made more complicated by the number of diplomats who turn up drunk. he is proposing that negotiation rooms should be held in alcohol-free zone. the u.n. budget is finalized in december when holiday parties lead to problems spilling over into the negotiations. >> maybe made sure your diplomat is sober so they can take advantage of the drunk diplomats.
LINKTV
Mar 7, 2013 5:30am PST
-- against a foreign invader or against the united nations, the u.s.-led united nations command invading north korea. it is still in a deterrent context, but it says something about their intention, in that they are willing to use nuclear weapons. at least, they say they are willing to use nuclear weapons in a first strike against a conventional attack against them. >> this comes shortly after north korea threatened to rip up the armistice agreement, the 1953 of agreement ending the korean war between the two koreas. how real is the risk of renewed hostilities between north and south korea? >> yes. from monday, they said they will no longer recognize the armistice. therefore, they are stating that military operations or violence could resume at any moment. at the time of their choosing. so, that is quite worrisome. there is a large-scale exercise going on in south korea now. i think you would be the wrong time to pick that fight. -- i think it would be the wrong time to pick that fight. the worry is they will try to use some type of operation to test the resolve of the new south korean g
PBS
Mar 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
korea and pyongyang taking its hostile rhetoric to new heights . bbc news at the united nations in new york. >> are more on the tension, i spoke a brief time ago with -- for more on the tension, i spoke a brief time ago with a former state department official. north korea has ignored the previous three un sanction resolutions. >> they want to ignore this, but there were two aspects that were very important. first, the unanimous vote, 15-0. china andftors were united states. one of the problems in the past is that they have not been on the same page here they clearly are now -- on the same page. they clearly are now. there are these preposterous threats made earlier today. >> how is this resolution going to stop north korea from building nuclear weapons? >> the resolution will not do that, but china is the key here. if china would put much more pressure on the koreans -- north koreans, economic and political, there is at least the possibility to see some redress. without china playing that role, north korea has that safety valve always. that's been the problem with the six-party talks.
FOX News
Mar 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
exporter of oil to the united states. our nation purchases more than $40 billion worth of petroleum products from that country each year. that country gives away oil to folks here. peter barnes is in our d.c. newsroom tonight. what impact could this have here in the states? >> probably not much for now. shep. oil prices did not move very much on this news. they closed just under $1 a barrel in regular market trading today. and in after hours electronic trading right now, it's down just four cents a barrel or so. as a result, the death of chavez doesn't look like it will have much impact on prices at the pump here. now, venezuela, as you said is, a major oil producer and is the second largest proven reserves in the world after saudi arabia. but it is only the 10th largest oil exporter. while it is is america's fourth largest source of imported oil, it is a distant fourth. accounting for about 8% of our total imports. in fact, our imports from venezuela have been declining because of our political disputs disputes with the chavez regime. increases in imports from other friendlier coun
PBS
Mar 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
and the west, mocking president bush as the devil in front of the united nations. but even there today, a brief moment of silent tribute. this is a moment of change, undoubtedly. also, this is not about politics. it is about a man and a deep, a visceral sense of loss. >> hugo chavez's koffman has just arrived at the military academy -- coffin has just arrived at the military academy, where he will lie in state until friday. i spoke with the former venezuelan minister of trade who joins us from new york. well hugo chavez's brand of populism outlive him? >> it will. there are several forces that he unleashed in the country that are going to be there for awhile. at the front of the debate, the poor and needy. he was very vehement about their exclusion he also did that in a highly polarized in fashion. the politics of rage and revenge have become part of the political fabric of the country and that is one of the many wounds that need to be late -- shield, whoever -- that needs to be healed, whoever his successor is. >> you think that will come with the election, whenever that is? >>
PBS
Mar 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
group of 20 peace united nations. about 1,000 peace keepers from four countries are stationed in the golan heights. officia >>> officials say more and more syrians are fleeing into neighboring countries. officials say more than 400,000 people have fled since january. many are crossing into turkey or jordan. aid workers have asked for $1 billion to cover expenses but they say that would only last until june. agency officials say they were provided with a quarter of the money they need. he's asking the leaders of other countries for help. a senior u.s. envoy had expressexpress ed his frustrations. they're committed to what he called deception, defiance and delay. >> the time for action by iran is now. there is no lack of clarity on what steps iran has to take. there's no debate over requirements. >> inspectors from the international atomic agency has asked to enter a facility near iran. iranian officials have rejected their requests. they say first the inspectors have to agree to certain conditions such as the number of inspections. >> we cannot give a blank check for our national secu
PBS
Mar 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
and u.s. armies. >> the u.s. has just provided details of new united nations sanctions also backed by china and a punishing north korea aimed at carrying out a third nuclear test last month. >> the court in egypt has rejected a presidential decree, which called for parliamentary elections to start next month. the ruling could delay the vote and threatens to further deepen the country's political crisis. >> tensions between supporters and opponents of egypt's islamist-led government have fuelled weeks of unrest. there were violent protests wednesday in cairo and port said, which has seen days of clashes between police and protesters, who are protesting death sentences handed down in connection with last year's soccer stadium riot in which more than 70 people were killed. the arab league has lifted a ban on weapons, deliveries to the syrian rebels and has offered the syrian opposition to take a seat as the representative of the syrian people in the organization. >> rebels say they can get rid of the regime of the syrian president if they get better equipment. the conflict has claimed mo
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
york at the united nations security council, they voted unanimously for tough sanctions against north korea for its latest nuclear test, a move that the associated press as has sparked furious reaction in pyongyang. the new u.n. sanctions are aimed at making it more difficult for north korea to obtain material for its weapons program. here is what the vote looked like today at the united the nation's. -- the united nations. >> [speaking in russian] >> the agenda is adopted. under rule 37, i invite the representatives of belgium, canada baja, denmark, the philippines to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will begin its consideration of item 2 of the agenda. members of the council also have before them a document, text of a draft resolution submitted by australia, belgium, canada, denmark, france, italy, japan, morocco, the philippines, republic of korea, rwanda, togo, united kingdom of great britain, and northern ireland, and the united states of america. it is my understanding that the council is ready to proceed to the vote on the draft resoluti
CSPAN
Mar 9, 2013 10:00am EST
anti-israel said the man at the united nations in a number of roles through the senate. please help me welcome kirsten gillibrand. >> senator mccain, i want to start with you. iran is on everybody's mind. what can the united states do working together to deal with iran and prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capabilities? >> thank you and thank you all for the warm welcome. what a great honor it is to be with general yadlin. we once through the same type of airplane. the difference is he used to shoot people down and i got shot down. i have watched a number of senators come to the united states senate. this senator from new york has done a magnificent job in the sense of the state of israel and the defense of freedom. . we recently had an encounter with the president of egypt i can assure you he will not forget the senator from new york. what is happening in iran is obviously, the centrifuges are spending. the latest effort had conciliation and some kind of agreement with the iranians have -- has failed. it is clear they are on the path to having a nuclear weapon. i do not t
CBS
Mar 6, 2013 4:30am PST
united nations refugee agency... which fears syria is heading toward a "full-scale disaster." meanwhile... syria's anti- government rebels say they now control the entire city of raqqa. the city is a provincial capital, with a population opf about a million. activists say rebels are trying to maintain order there... but there are government warplanes overhead. catholic cardinals are meeting again at the vatican today... for what's called the "general congregation." the purpose is to decide what kind of pope they want... before the conclave, in which they'll elect a successor for the retired "pope benedict the 16th." "they have got plenty of time to get it done before easter. after all we haven't had a conclave go over five days since 1831." the landmark "sistine chapel" is now closed to visitors. security teams will install anti- bugging devices in the chapel, to detect any hidden microphones that could compromise the secret vote. another queen of england? it looks like the newest royal may be a girl! during a visit to the seaport of grimsby kate middleton was given a teddy
CSPAN
Mar 9, 2013 2:20pm EST
our national security.po second, the crisis is united nations year mining the peacee of the region. on top of the refugee crisis, there have been reports of clashes on the iraqi board board and lebanon. board and lebanon. regime's willingness to usead chemical weapon.al we have warned the regime of the use of chemical weapons would lead to ser is where response. those who order use of chemicala weapons and those who use themdr will be eld held to account. there is also credible information that iran is providing some military support to the regime through the revolutionary guard call including personnel, equipment, weapons and direct assistance.re hired, we and our allies must be prepared to respond to situations of extreme humanitarian distress. our foreign policies in inseparable from yun holdingr fo human right, protect lives and supporting international law. with you of we must assist the genuine moderate and democratic forces in syria who are in dire need of help and who feel by abandoned by the international community. the longer this conflict guess on. the more human sufferi
PBS
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
so many people where 170 people are being killed every day in syria. we forgot the united nations in iraq with saddam hussein because of weapons of mass destruction we got this and lied about it and now we are following the united nations. the united nations once again when it suits us. i don't think this is consistent. my position is very much to say as citizens and as scholars and as intellectuals, the best way we can help the west as much as the muslim majority country is to be principles, to know that politics is politics. but we still need more, we need more politic. >> rose: even secretary rice when she was secretary of state went to egypt and said essentially that perhaps we need to reexamine who we've been supporting, do you remember that. >> yes, that's completely true. to reexamine is not enough. >> rose: thank you. this book is call islam in the arab awakening. thank you for coming. >> thank you. >> rose: thank you for joining us. see you next time. at an all time high. breaking the previous record set nearly 5 1/2 years ago. the question now where do stocks go from here a
PBS
Mar 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
the deficit, none. >> woodruff: ray suarez examines the united nations security council's move to impose new sanctions on north korea and pyongyang's threat to launch a nuclear strike on the u.s. >> brown: and hari sreenivasan looks at the passage of the nation's strictest abortion law in arkansas, where nearly all procedures will have to be done in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: another key seat in president obama's national security team was filled today. the senate approved a new leader f
CNN
Mar 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
korea after the new tests. and now the united nations is pushing back. we'll speak about all of this and more to the u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice. go faster! no! stop...stop... (mom) i raised my son to be careful... hi, sweetie. hi, mom. (mom) but just to be safe... i got a subaru. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. . >>> north korea, kim jong-un welcomed the troops at the front line with south korea, the communist regime unveiled new threats, including a possible nuclear attack. the u.n. security council pushed back by adopting sanctions. >> reporter: wolf, tensions remain high here on the korean peninsula, following day
MSNBC
Mar 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
to keep talking about it. thank you for joining us. >>> the first for the united nations is simply admitting they do have a problem. and they do have a problem. coming up. i'll be waiting for you in stall 5. it confirms your reservation and the location your car is in, the moment you land. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. who emailed it to emily, who sent it to cindy, who wondered why her soup wasn't quite the same. the recipe's not the recipe... ohhh. [ female announcer ] ...without swanson. the broth cooks trust most when making soup. mmmm! [ female announcer ] the secret is swanson. ♪ mmmm! ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> you know i love charts and graphs, i love them. i think they should be used all the time, except of course when just a couple of words would do, as well. case in point, this incredibly useless graph for drinking age in canada, courtesy of the canadian broadcasting corporation. the drinking age in canada is 19, everywhere. except for alb
ABC
Mar 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
objected to the wars in iraq and war in afghanistan, and any united nations speech referred to george w. bush as, quote, the devil. today president obama reaffirmed support for the venezuelan people, and for a constructive relationship with the government there. huggo chavez was 58 years old. >> the incoming storm has residents in one san francisco neighborhood worried. >> but the city says rain won't increase the risk of more sink holes. you can see the view from sky 7 which flew over the neighborhood last week. unstable soil caused serious damage. >> three homes are now red tagged. is that right, heather? >> that is right. still three as of yesterday and today. three yellow. the city not expecting that to change. in anticipation of rain they did inspect roof tops of the water-damaged homes. otherwise they're not expecting the rain to do anymore damage. it will be months before they're fully recovered here. >> this hull is supposed to have water in it. it helps compact the soil around a freshly-repaired pipe. it's one of six that the story will be repairing here. they were damaged wh
MSNBC
Mar 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
told him we don't need to go to the united nations. we can defie the united nations on iraq, syria. that is really bad state craft. i its's terrible. it has cost us untold amounts of treasure, blood and a big part of our future. >> do you think, cynthia, that when people see this documentary, it will only remind them of how insensitive and in denial the bush administration was, and, in particular, vice president cheney? >> absolutely. ten yearings out, there have been a number of conservatives to the war who have come out and said they were wrong about this. some other conservatives don't want to think about it. they want to act as if that period never took place. all that awful stuff that happened under george w. bush, they don't want to think about. but this documentary is going to force people to think about it once again. and let me say one more thing about cheney that i think is just unforgivable. you know, cheney never served in the military. he was a draft dodger in vietnam. he said he had other priorities. he managed to get out of the war. but he didn't have any hesitation
FOX News
Mar 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
u.s. ambassador to the united nations, the person who represents the budget, the united states called on monday for a ban on drunk diplomats on budget debates at the united nations. we make a modest proposal and negotiations should be done in inebryiation-free zones. they get together around christmastime for the budget meet and they get loaded. you wonder why with they have budget problems? the idea of that make sense. give the united states credit since we pay a quarter of the bill. >> kimberly: greg? >> greg: all right. today, banned phrase is -- when you ask someone to do something and they go "oh, yeah, let me double check." they never singularly check. "let me double check." they never check at the beginning when they say "double check. juice they are liars. >> kimberly: single check. >> greg: don't say "single check.
SFGTV2
Mar 4, 2013 5:30am PST
, but it's true throughout our nation. narrator: across the united states, cities and towns are facing the challenge of aging and outdated drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure. it's a national problem. but it needs to be approached system by system. allbee: let's frame the systems in terms of the proper context. we have around 16,000 wastewater systems. we don't have a single wastewater system -- we have 16,000 of them. we have about 54,000 drinking water systems. narrator: issues facing new york city are very different from those in los angeles. and challenges facing small towns are very different from those in metropolitan areas. man: we have to have water supply for health purposes, for fire protection, and the economy. without it, things simply can't exist. woman: we have good health in this country, in part, because we have clean water. and we shouldn't forget that, and we shouldn't take it for granted. melosi: in the late 19th century, serious waterborne disease epidemics were having devastating effects. roy: but then, in the early 1900s, we began to t
FOX News
Mar 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
those rebel fighters. jonathan hunt at the united nations tonight. this is the most direct appeal that we have heard yet from these rebels. >> yeah, it was a very clear message, the clearest possible from the head of the free syrian army. and very significant, too shep, that he chose to deliver that message today in english. listen. >> this is very clear to say we weapons and ammunition. stop killing to defend ourselves and to defend our citizens. >> now the u.s. is reluctant to give weapons directly to the rebels simply because they do not know who some of those rebels are or what their aims are. that fear underscored today when 21 united nations peace keepers were taken hostage in a disputed area of the go alan heights between israel and syria. the u.n. has strongly condemned that hostage taking and called for the immediate release of those peace keepers, shep. >> syrian people, jonathan, running for the borders. >> yeah. on top of the 70,000 killed during this now 2-year-old conflict, a u.n. report today revealed that some 1 million syrians are now refugees as a result of this ongoi
PBS
Mar 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
united nations imposed fresh sanctions on north korea, an angry response from pyongyang. it says it's closing the joint crossing area between the two countries. the sanctions passed by unanimous vote on thursday target the funding for the north's nuclear ambitions. from seoul, lucy williamson has more. >> this was the moment north koreans learned ha their truce with the south was ending. relations are instead being dictated by this man. somewhere between a king and a demigod. he told frontline troops today to be ready to annihilate the economy. his first year in power has marked a low point with north korea's dealings with the outside world. the actions yesterday were backed also by its main alloy, china. the country is withdrawing from all nonaggression packets designed to withdrawal disputes with south korea. the regime has also cut off the north-south hotline, a means of direct communication at times of tension. north korea's forces are numerous and well-trained and reports from the capital say public transport has been fitted with camouflage netting but north korea's troops probab
PBS
Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
resolution at the united nations security council. they're targeting banking transactions and what they call illicit activities by diplomats. they say the sanctions will be among the toughest ever. north korean scientists carried out their third underground nuclear test last month. members of the council met on tuesday to discuss how to respond. u.s. delegates drafted the resolution. they managed to get the support of north korea's long-time ally china. >> the international community is united and very firm in its opposition to north korea's illicit nuclear and missile programs. >> rice said the resolution would place new restrictions on diplomatic travel, banking transactions, and shipments of cargo. members are expected to adopt it later this week at the earliest. >>> executives at a major japanese electronic company are in financial trouble. they've been looking for help overseas, and they may have found a willing partner in south korea. ai?iness desk.s us now from the >> yes, catherine. you're talking about sharp. they are expected to post billions of dollars in losses this bus
KRON
Mar 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
threatening a "nuclear attack" against the united states. this comes after the united nation's security council. unanimously passed tougher sanctions against north korea a foreign ministry spokesman. made the threat in a statement to a state- run news agency. south korea's defense ministry says, the north has been conducting a series of military drills on an "unusually grand" scale. the white house says, the u- s is fully capable of defending itself against north korea. >> osama bin laden's son- in-law has been captured. and is in the united states. sulaiman abu ghaith is being held in new york -- he is expected to appear in court friday, to face federal charges. a spokesman says, the son- in-law was captured within the past week in jordan. he is described as "the official spokesman of al qaeda" since the nine- eleven attacks. the body of venezuela's former president, hugo chavez. will be preserved. and forever displayed inside a glass tomb at a military museum not far from the nations presidential palace. it is the same treatment given communist revolutionary leaders such as lenin, mao
LINKTV
Mar 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
responsibility of the united nations, and no longer under the responsibility of the jordanian army. >> thank you. more violence in egypt's capital was supporters protesting as the final verdict handed out over the stadium riot. 74 fans were killed in the bins of the first of february back in 2012. 21 fans have been sentenced to death. there is anger at the verdict given to police and officials. >> on one thing football fans having, no matter what club they support is a hatred of the police. after hearing seven of the nine security officials on trial were acquitted, dozens of athletic fans headed to the building closest to the club stadium, setting ablaze and looting a police social club as well as the football federation building. fans are angry that most of the remaining 52 defendants were acquitted. some like this man who lost his son, the important thing is that no more blood was spilled. >> we are not happy with this verdict. it they should have been services -- sentenced to 25 years in prison. you have to accept it. >> are lost one child. i cannot bear the thought of losing an
NBC
Mar 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
korea is threatening a direct attack against the united states. it comes on the same day the united nations security council unanimously approved new tougher sanctions against the regime. they are designed to punish north korea for its recent nuclear tests and make it harder for the country to obtain nuclear materials. the move comes with the support of north korea's biggest ally, china. >>> the violence against women act is once again law. plenty of cheers today as president obama signed the bill. the renewed law expands protections for domestic violence victims and it's credited with curbing attacks against women. it also extends support for the lgbt community, native americans, immigrants and college students. the original bill passed in 1994 but expired in 2011. >>> will it work? the charm offensive. president obama broke bread in hopes of breaking the stalemate over the budget. last night dinner with selected republicans. today lunch with republican congressman paul ryan. on the menu, sea bass, lentil vegetable soup and a discussion about how to secure a plan for deficit reduct
ABC
Mar 7, 2013 4:30am PST
united nations security council is expected to vote in a few hours on a united states and chinese resolution that imposes the strongest u.n. sanctions ever against north korea. it comes in response to north korea's latest nuclear test conducted last month. the ambassador expressed home that it would be approved unanimously. north korea says they will exercise their right for a preemptive nuclear attack saying the united states is publicking to start a nuclear war against the communist country 789. >> no date from the vatican for the conclave to select a new pope. the cardinals arrived for another day of meetings awaiting for one last colleague to join them before they decide whether to begin the conclave. the cardinal from vietnam will arrive today. the american cardinals in rome have canceled their popular daily briefings out of concern that details of the secret proceeding could be leaked. >> the president has a meeting with republican lawmakers at the white house about the sequester and will address the caucuses on capitol hill next week. president obama treated a dozen of them
LINKTV
Mar 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
united nations is expected to announce that the number of syrian refugees -- this is not until the number who have registered as refugees. the u.n. believes the 950,000 people have fled syria since the conflict began, and 4 million syrians are displaced. in jordan they are hosting more than 300,000 people. around 320,000 are thought to be living in lebanon. >> there are bad conditions in the camp with the toilets far away and we are in the middle of the desert. there are only two bakeries. >> this is different than living in our own country and we suffer from this new environment. we try to connect with the new come back streets, they are suffering from this because they are not working here, and this is very expensive. >> john kerry is in egypt as he continues his tour of egypt and the middle east. he has met the secretary general and he is urging egypt to sign a loan deal for the international monetary fund. he joins us live from the egyptian capital. we have seen so for the historic is dominated by syria. but this is not the focus of his trip to -- trip to egypt. >> not at all.
CBS
Mar 6, 2013 4:00am PST
the 1 million mark, according to the united nations. it's estimated more than 70,000 people have been killed. one official says, quote, syria is spiraling toward full-scale disaster. >>> and the government of venezuela has declared seven days of mourning to honor president hugo chavez. chavez died yesterday following a two-year battle with cancer. he'll be buried on friday. and depending on who you ask chavez will be remembered as a fiery champion of the poor a savvy politician who won re-election three times, or as a bullying dictator who demonized the united states. ines ferre has the report. >> reporter: hugo chavez was one of latin america's most colorful and controversial leaders sleaders. he was a leader for more than a decade, a firm believer in the government. the force saw him as a savior. the executives who managed the country's vast oil reserves wanted him gone. the venezuelan people learned of chavez's death on national television. on the streets of caracas, they supporters chanted "chavez lives on." some even cried. chavez had been battling cancer since 2011. he trav
FOX
Mar 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
. the official mourning period is scheduled to last a week. >>> the united nations is demanding the release of 20 peacekeepers being held by syrian rebels. the rebels say they are holding the peacekeepers because they are helping them re-establish a foothold in the area. the u.n. has september an envoy to try to -- has sent an envoy to try to resolve the situation. >>> late today, there was showing of the 49ers' stadium. our reporter is live to let us know why officials are even on board. >> reporter: officials say the best way to bring the super bowl back is to approach the owners. take a look. this is the brand-new 49er stadium. officials say it will be state- of-the- art. the big bush is for leaders, the mayors held a brief plaintiff presence as they officially announced they will be pushing for the super bowl to come -- held a brief meeting as they officially announced they will be pushing for the super bowl to come back to san francisco. mayor lee said he is excited the stadium and possibly the super bowl will be here. >> this is how we think we will win this bid. it isn't any
CBS
Mar 8, 2013 4:00am PST
david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> well north korea responded to the latest united nations sanctions with more belligerent action. the u.n. security council unanimously agreed to the new sanctions yesterday hours after the north threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the u.s. the north korean leader visited troops at the border and today the north said it was cancelling its hotline and a non-aggression pact with south korea. >>> osama bin laden's son-in-law who served as al qaeda's spokesman faces charges in federal court here in new york city today. he was picked up in jordan accused of conspiring to kill americans. susan mcginnis is in washington with the details. good morning susan. >> reporter: good morning, ann marie. this capture is considered a significant victory in the fight against al qaeda. abu ghayth is considered one of the last remaining members of osama bin laden's inner circle but some lawmakers here on catholic are not happy with the idea of these proceedings happening on u.s. sole. . >> reporter: osama bin laden's son-in-law will appear in this federal court
CNN
Mar 6, 2013 9:00am PST
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FOX
Mar 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
came after the united nations leveled more sanctions against north korea for its nuclear weapons program. >>> osama bin laden's son-in- law faced a federal judge in new york city. he's charged with one count of conspiring to kill americans. the judge called sulaiman bu ghaith the spokesman for al- qaida. and he claims the storms will not stop especially the airplane storms. >> we have him under control is that there needs to be a really deepened what i would call a dive into what he knows, when he knew it and how he got the information. >> sulaiman bu ghaith's next hearing will be held in may. some critics say he should be held at trial in guantanamo bay. >>> john brennan has been sworn in as cia director. the white house released this photo today. it shows joe biden administering the oath of office to brennan. the senate confirmed brennan after the end of a filibuster. >>> hirings and job boards are looking better. the question is how are we doing here in the bay area? still ahead. >> the new neighbor for a gritty part of san francisco is opened at last. why some people say it's
FOX News
Mar 7, 2013 6:00am PST
now! bill: breaking news from the middle east. 21 united nations peacekeepers are being held in syria and there are demands for their release. connor powell watching this from our middle east bureau in jerusalem. do we know if the peacekeepers, have they been harmed? are they in immediate danger? what can we report, conor? >> reporter: well, bill, talks are already underway to release the 21 filipino peacekeepers taken by rebel leaders. they claim responsibility calling the filipinos, quote, their guest. it appears the peacekeepers are well-treated. rebels say they will hold onto the u.n. peacekeepers until the syrian government withdraws the troops from the village east of the golan heights. free syrian army are working with the local militias to try to release these philippine know peacekeepers. bill, it does appear and there is lot of hope they will be released next 24, 48 hours. bill: conor, who is holding them, are they working on behalf of the assad regime or the other side? >> reporter: these are rebels. they are anti-assad forces t appears to be a local militia in the southern
SFGTV
Mar 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
. chiu, for the resolution regarding the ndaa. the united nations began here in the city in an earnest effort to call an end to the fighting, or at least to try to promote peace. of course we have the u.n. plaza right outside the door with the inscription embedded in the concrete advocating an end to the fighting, and an eye toward peace. not a great deal of help is on the way from washington when it comes to our civil liberties. we need to hold the line locally. i urge the supervisors to vote unanimously to pass this resolution of mr. chiu's. we need to hold steady with the bed rock american values of liberty, justice, equality. thank you. (applause) >> thank you. next speaker. >>> i'm going to keep it really brief. i know it's been a long night and i want to also just say i really enjoyed the commendations today. it was really inspiring. my name is nadia. i'm a legal fellow with the bill of rights committee. i've worked with many organizations here supporting supervisor chiu's resolution. i want to thank all co-sponsors and encourage any other supervisor interested to seib on
PBS
Mar 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
sanctions. members of the united nations security council warned north korean leaders together and separately not to carry out another nuclear test. authorities disregarded those warnings and went ahead with a third underground test. the security council has responded with new sanctions. the resolution requires union nations to deport official who is violate resolutions. the sanctions include a freeze on assets believed to be linked to the country's nuclear or missile programs. it's now mandatory to inspect cargo that would be related to weapons development. crews of ships who refuse inspections will not be allowed to dock. previous resolutions only requested such action. council members have expressed concern over the use of diplomatic privileges. >> these sanctions will bite an bite hard. they increase north korea's isolation and raise the cost to north korea's leaders of defiing the international security. >> to address the nuclear address and to prevent isolation. >> japan's u.n. ambassador urged officials to think hard about what path they should take. it took the security cou
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